Jillea's Miss America is off to a strong start on radio
May 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

Ron Kitchener
May 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The founder and head of Canada’s largest country music label and a thriving artist management company updates us on the activities of his talent-heavy roster.

Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Universal Music Latin
May 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

Kendrick and Drake remain invincible, three vinyl catalogue reissues from the Tragically Hip return to the sales chart, a Puerto Rican duo makes history, Brad Paisley makes a mark, as too the James Barker Band.

Evan Newman, Outside Music
April 26, 2017
by Jason Schneider

This independent music scene stalwart and longtime Managing Director of the Outside Music label has just become a full partner in the company. He reflects upon lessons learned during this journey and cites new projects he's excited about.

April 25, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Canada's 12.8% revenue increase in 2016 re-establishes the country as the sixth largest recorded music territory in the world.

IFPI Global Music Report shows growth in revenues and streaming
April 25, 2017
by Nick Krewen

For the second consecutive year, the Global Music Market posted a revenue increase, driven by streaming and paid subscription.

April 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

Spotify has signed a multi-year licensing deal with UMG, but respected industry analyst Mark Mulligan sees the agreement as the tip of a much larger iceberg that puts the music streaming leader in the fast-lane in its platform genre.

Image of Chris Taylor from eOne
December 11, 2016
by David Farrell

Fresh off the heels of receiving nine Grammy nominations last week and being named the #2 Independent Record Label in the US overall by Billboard, Entertainment One Music, under the new leadership of attorney-to-the-stars Chris Taylor, is bullish about the music business heading into 2017.

November 24, 2016
by David Farrell

Canada's largest entertainment content and distribution firm is on a roll, expanding on all fronts--and its revenues are popping as well.

October 19, 2016
by External Source

Big changes at Sony. The world's second largest record company has announced that Rob Stringer is to be the company's next CEO, with Doug Morris vacating the seat he has held since 2011.

October 14, 2016
by David Farrell

Entertainment One is shutting down its physical distribution operation to use Warner Music Group's Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) to handle CDs and DVDs for its owned labels in North America.

September 19, 2016
by FYI Staff

Considered to be a quintessential Quebec pop album, a new XL edition reunites lead vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Serge Fiori back with band bassist Louis Valois to add sparkle to the original master tapes that were damaged and then lost...